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AFFORDABLE TRIED AND TESTED MAKEUP DUPES YOU NEED | JUST BEING MEG

Shops are beginning to open again after months of scraping the last of my concealer and finally hitting pan on my powder. I haven't bought makeup in the longest time and as I'm currently on furlough like most of the world, I haven't got a lot of extra funds to be spending on luxury goods. I love finding cheaper alternatives to my favourite products. It's something I've done for a long time and lets me build up my make up collection without the guilt of overspending. So after extensive research on what products are currently on the market, I have come across the best tried and tested affordable   makeup dupes the worlds favourite products. I love Tarte as much as the next girl, however, I do not have £23 to be spending on concealer. The perfect alternative to the Tarte Shape Tape is the  Elf Hydrating Camo Concealer. It's lightweight and gives the same full-coverage effect as the Tarte concealer. Elf is also cruelty-free and vegan, as we

TIKTOK INSPIRED MAKEUP TRENDS YOU NEED TO TRY IMMEDIATELY | JUST BEING MEG

Like most of the world right now, I spend endless hours scrolling on Tik Tok and badly recreating dance trends.  TikTok   has 800 million active users worldwide. With the chance for user-generated content to be shown by anyone despite the following size, the platform's algorithm is the perfect opportunity for creative users to be seen by millions.  More recently, and probably some of my favourite content I've seen, I have noticed a few makeup trends have developed. In this article, I discuss the trends I've seen that I believe are going to be huge as we merge into the hotter summer months.  1. Graphic Liner Try in bright pastels for a summery look or a simple monochrome for a 60s Twiggy vibe. One of my favourite artists for inspiration is the @cutcreaser on Instagram.  2. Sailor Moon Tears   For all you anime and Sailor Moon lovers out there, this adorable trend is the one for you. Although seen across Tik Tok, one of the original creators Ali has actually been creating sim